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Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

Set up, operate, or tend metal or plastic molding, casting, or coremaking machines to mold or cast metal or thermoplastic parts or products.

Salary Breakdown

Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

Average

$31,000

ANNUAL

Entry Level

$20,000

ANNUAL

Mid Level

$33,500

ANNUAL

Expert Level

$47,000

ANNUAL


Projected Jobs

Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

14,500

Projected job openings through 2024


Top Expected Tasks

Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

Common knowledge, skills & abilities needed to get a foot in the door.

KNOWLEDGE

Production and Processing

KNOWLEDGE

Mechanical

KNOWLEDGE

Mathematics

KNOWLEDGE

English Language

KNOWLEDGE

Administration and Management

SKILL

Operation Monitoring

SKILL

Active Listening

SKILL

Reading Comprehension

SKILL

Monitoring

SKILL

Operation and Control

ABILITY

Arm-Hand Steadiness

ABILITY

Manual Dexterity

ABILITY

Control Precision

ABILITY

Multilimb Coordination

ABILITY

Deductive Reasoning


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